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PHOTOS: 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby

  • From left: Will Cone, 12, Brady Reynolds, 11, Steven Poliquin, 11, Brendan Sica 13, and Tyler Lantz, 11, of Troop 68 of Laconia laugh at funny stories they were telling around their fire before dinner during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    From left: Will Cone, 12, Brady Reynolds, 11, Steven Poliquin, 11, Brendan Sica 13, and Tyler Lantz, 11, of Troop 68 of Laconia laugh at funny stories they were telling around their fire before dinner during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Grant Copatch, 13, left, and Garrett Ralston, 12, of Pack 55 of Meredith, walked back to camp with their sled and flag featuring their patrol name "Ghost Moose" after they finished their stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Grant Copatch, 13, left, and Garrett Ralston, 12, of Pack 55 of Meredith, walked back to camp with their sled and flag featuring their patrol name "Ghost Moose" after they finished their stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • John Vaughn, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith takes his turn at chopping a log at of of the stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    John Vaughn, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith takes his turn at chopping a log at of of the stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Reid Campbell, 12, of Troop 30 of Louden, pets Panda during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  Gail Guertin of North Sutton brought Panda and three other Huskies for a sled dog demonstration during lunchtime at the derby.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Reid Campbell, 12, of Troop 30 of Louden, pets Panda during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Gail Guertin of North Sutton brought Panda and three other Huskies for a sled dog demonstration during lunchtime at the derby. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Clockwise from left: Sam Taksar, 11, Scott Henderson, 14, Ben Baker, 13, and Gavin Ralston, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith undo their rescue sled after completing the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Clockwise from left: Sam Taksar, 11, Scott Henderson, 14, Ben Baker, 13, and Gavin Ralston, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith undo their rescue sled after completing the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Ryan Martineau, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke winces as pack mate Paul Cunningham, 11, pulled tightly while making a splint for his "injury" during the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Ryan Martineau, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke winces as pack mate Paul Cunningham, 11, pulled tightly while making a splint for his "injury" during the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Daniel Watts , 11, of Troop 842 of Tilton, shovels out the inside of his snow shelter during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Daniel Watts , 11, of Troop 842 of Tilton, shovels out the inside of his snow shelter during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • Ryan Martineau, 11, left, and Paul Cunningham, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke, warm themselves by their campfire during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

    Ryan Martineau, 11, left, and Paul Cunningham, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke, warm themselves by their campfire during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills. This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.

    ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

  • From left: Will Cone, 12, Brady Reynolds, 11, Steven Poliquin, 11, Brendan Sica 13, and Tyler Lantz, 11, of Troop 68 of Laconia laugh at funny stories they were telling around their fire before dinner during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Grant Copatch, 13, left, and Garrett Ralston, 12, of Pack 55 of Meredith, walked back to camp with their sled and flag featuring their patrol name "Ghost Moose" after they finished their stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • John Vaughn, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith takes his turn at chopping a log at of of the stations at the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Reid Campbell, 12, of Troop 30 of Louden, pets Panda during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  Gail Guertin of North Sutton brought Panda and three other Huskies for a sled dog demonstration during lunchtime at the derby.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Clockwise from left: Sam Taksar, 11, Scott Henderson, 14, Ben Baker, 13, and Gavin Ralston, 11, of Pack 55 of Meredith undo their rescue sled after completing the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Ryan Martineau, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke winces as pack mate Paul Cunningham, 11, pulled tightly while making a splint for his "injury" during the first aid and rescue station during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Daniel Watts , 11, of Troop 842 of Tilton, shovels out the inside of his snow shelter during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff
  • Ryan Martineau, 11, left, and Paul Cunningham, 11, of Pack 270 of Pembroke, warm themselves by their campfire during the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  The derby is based on the Klondike gold rush and features stations where scouts test their cold-weather survival skills.  This year's derby featured seven stations that tested skills in trapping, chopping wood, rescue, first aid and more.    <br/><br/>ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff

More than 150 Boy Scouts gathered for the 2014 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon yesterday. The derby is based on Alaska’s Klondike Gold Rush and features stations where Scouts test their cold-weather survival skills, such as trapping, chopping wood, rescue and first aid. The troops formed patrols, which went to the stations and received “gold” for completing tasks.

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